“I love making homemade nut butters because they’re fast, easy, and inexpensive. This almond butter recipe has all the nutritional value of almonds, making it a healthy addition to your diet. Almond butter is a versatile staple in any kitchen – you can slather it on toast or pita bread, add it to smoothies, use it as a dip for fruit, stir it into the batter for baked goods, mix it into oatmeal… the possibilities are endless.”
Recipe published with permission courtesy of Nuts.com. Orgininal recipe by Miryam Quinn Doblas, Registered Dietitian (RD). Miryam shares her passion for nutrition and healthy eating on her website, Eat Good 4 Life.
- 3 Cups raw almonds
- 1 tbsp coconut oil, melted
- 2 -3 tbsp maple syrup (optional)
- pinch of salt
Preheat the oven to 350F.
On a baking sheet, add the ingredients and toss to coat. Bake in the oven for 10-12 minutes. Let the almonds cool for 15 minutes and then place them in your food processor.
Pulse until you achieve a smooth consistency. Depending on the food processor, this step can take between 10-18 minutes.
Store in the refrigerator for up to 2-3 weeks.